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厕所 cè suǒ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

厕所 (cè suǒ) English Meaning

  • toilet
  • lavatory

Traditional Character:  廁所

厕 is only found in HSK 4.

所 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(jiān)
  • (chù)

Sample Sentences

  • 我在厕所。
    Wǒ zài cèsuǒ.
    I’m in the toilet.
  • 有厕所吗?
    Yǒu cèsuǒ ma?
    Does it have a toilet?
  • 你是个厕所!
    Nǐ shìgè cèsuǒ!
    You are a toilet!
  • 我需要去厕所。
    Wǒ xūyào qù cèsuǒ.
    I need to go to the toilet.
  • 女厕所在那里?
    Nǚ cè suǒzài nàlǐ?
    Where is the ladies’ toilet?
  • 我可以去厕所吗?
    Wǒ kěyǐ qù cèsuǒ ma?
    May I go to the toilet?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ce 4

厕 (cè): rest-room; toilet; lavatory

  • 厂 (chǎng): production facility
  • 则 (zé): conjunction used to express contrast with a previous sentence or clause; standard; norm; rule; to imitate; to follow; then; principle; classifier for written items (such as an official statement)
hsk 2 suo

所 (suǒ): actually; place; classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc; that which; particle introducing a relative clause or passive; CL:個|个(gè)

  • 户 (hù): gate
  • 斤 (jīn): ax / 500 grams

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 所

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 所(suǒ):  place; location; classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions, etc.; that which; particle introducing a relative clause or passive; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 无所谓(wú suǒwèi ):  not to matter; to be indifferent; cannot be said to be; 

HSK 6 Word List

  • 场所(chǎng suǒ):  location; place
  • 理所当然(lǐsuǒdāng rán):  as it should be by rights (idiom); proper and to be expected as a matter of course; inevitable and right
  • 力所能及(lì suǒnéng jí):  as far as one’s capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one’s ability; within one’s powers
  • 众所周知(zhòng suǒzhōu zhī):  as everyone knows (idiom)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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